Susan Kohn Ross Elected to the Position of Vice Chair of the National District Export Council (NDEC)
Courtesy of the District Export Council of Southern California (DECSC):
DECSC is proud to announce that Susan Kohn Ross, Immediate Past Chair, was elected to the position of Vice Chair of the National District Export Council (NDEC). As Chair of MSK’s International Trade Practice Group, Ms. Ross’ clients benefit from her in-depth knowledge of the regulatory atmosphere governed by the Departments of Justice, Treasury, Commerce and State, and International Trade Commission, to name a few relevant government entities. Her long standing involvement in the industry, including the NDEC, leads to her being considered an authority on the challenges facing international businesses, and so makes her an exemplary pick for this position.
The NDEC consists of only 16 regional members from the 59 District Export Councils (DEC) around the country. DECs are organizations of business leaders from local communities, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, whose knowledge of and expertise in international business provide a source of professional advice to the Department of Commerce and also their regions’ local firms. Currently there are approximately 1,500 DEC members total who volunteer their time and specialized expertise to assist small and medium-sized businesses in their local communities establish or increase export sales, thus promoting our country’s economic growth and creating new and higher-paying jobs for their communities.